Book Reviews

The Saturday Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tough but warmhearted story of boy who misses dad at war.
By David Fleming
(2013)
Catch Rider Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Riveting story of determined teen who can ride any horse.
By Jennifer H. Lyne
(2013)
Kindness for Weakness Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty story about a boy growing up fast in prison.
By Shawn Goodman
(2013)
Twerp Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant middle school novel has great humor and depth.
By Mark Goldblatt
(2013)
The Princess Diaries Book Poster Image
age 12+
U.S. teen learns she's a Euro princess in fun series start.
By Meg Cabot
(2000)
The Thing About Luck Book Poster Image
age 10+
Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
Golden Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Touching senior-year novel encourages self-reflection.
By Jessi Kirby
(2013)
The Moon and More Book Poster Image
age 13+
Savvy coming-of-age tale is great for mature teens.
By Sarah Dessen
(2013)
Thousand Words Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Cautionary tale about teen girl whose nude pic goes viral.
By Jennifer Brown
(2013)
The Year of Luminous Love Book Poster Image
age 14+
Steamy beach read with serious issues, including cancer.
By Lurlene McDaniel
(2013)
P.S. Be Eleven Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2013)
The Round House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Complex adult book explores rape survival, reservation life.
By Louise Erdrich
(2012)
The Lucy Variations Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rich teen piano prodigy manages pressure, older crushes.
By Sara Zarr
(2013)
Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced coming-of-age tale about finding yourself.
By Nan Marino
(2013)
One Plus One Equals Blue Book Poster Image
age 9+
Upbeat tale about kids coping with disadvantages.
By MJ Auch
(2013)
Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's positive turnaround mixes with iffy beauty message.
By Carolita Blythe
(2013)
Life After Theft Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Ghost story with a lot of heart.
By Aprilynne Pike
(2012)
White Lines Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Edgy tale of teen in '80s club scene shows graphic drug use.
By Jennifer Banash
(2013)
When We Wuz Famous Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty, moving tale of boy trying to escape his barrio past.
By Greg Takoudes
(2013)
Out of My Mind Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving story of smart disabled girl overcoming challenges.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2010)

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